SKY’S THE LIMIT TO HOLD STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will hold its weekly star party Saturday night, September 16. The free event begins at 7:30 p.m. and will end about 11 p.m., but you are encouraged to come when you can and leave when you want. Highlights of the evening will include

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VFW TO HOLD 5TH ANNUAL POKER RUN

Get that motorcycle charged up and gassed, air in the tires and polish the chrome. The Joshua Tree VFW will be holding a fund-raising motorcycle poker run. Reporter Rebecca Havely gets her kickstand up…

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7264 will hold its fifth annual Poker Run

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LIFETREE CAFÉ TO EXPLORE DECLINING CHURCH ATTENDANCE

Whether the Church is still relevant in today’s world will be discussed at Sunday’s Lifetree Café. The program—titled “Is Church Obsolete: Has God Left the Building?”—explores emerging trends showing the church is quickly losing membership and eroding in influence. During the program, Lifetree Café participants will

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM RECEIVES ACCREDITATION

Copper Mountain College’s automotive technology program has received accreditation by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation. To achieve this recognition, the college’s automotive training program underwent rigorous evaluation by the foundation and had to meet standards in areas such as instruction, facilities, and equipment. The CMC automotive technology program provides

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FRIDAY’S FUGITIVE FINALLY FINGERED

A sharp-eyed deputy arrested 24-year-old Autumn Harris on Wednesday. Harris caught the deputy’s attention as she walked down the middle of Apache Trail near Santa Fe Trail in Yucca Valley. The officer recognized Harris from a recent “Fugitive Friday” poster at the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station. When the officer attempted

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE GETTING BLEACHERS AND FIRE INSTRUCTORS

Almost a quarter of the way into the fall semester, The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees had a full day yesterday. Reporter Eric Knabe was at the meeting and fills us in…

The college board toured the Student Success Center. The much-needed space is coming along well. During the

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POLE POINTS TO STOLEN POWER

A Landers man was arrested Wednesday for suspected utilities theft. According to the Sheriff Department, John Allen, 38, was arrested at his residence in the 600 block of North Giant Rock Road in Landers after a neighbor noticed a cord hanging from a utility pole on the property. The neighbor

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK EXPOSITION OPENS TOMORROW

The fifth annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Expo starts Saturday morning with an art fair on the lawn at the 29 Palms Inn, and an opening reception at the 29 Palms Art Gallery Saturday evening. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation…

The fifth annual Joshua Tree National Park

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MISS YUCCA VALLEY PAGEANT CONTESTANTS MEET MONDAY

Attention high school junior girls in Yucca Valley as well the unincorporated areas of Morongo Valley, Yucca Mesa, Landers, and Joshua Tree. The Miss Yucca Valley scholarship orientation is this Monday at 6 p.m. at Joshua Springs school in room f-5. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Applications are

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HI-DESERT CHORUS LOOKING FOR SINGERS

The Hi-Desert Chorus is looking for singers who want to sing the songs of the season. The chorus, under the direction of Bill Barrett, will perform two concerts in December with songs relating to spring, summer, fall, and winter. All voices are needed, but especially alto, bass, and tenor. Singers

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL FACES A CHANGING DESERT MONDAY

Rural living in the Hi Desert faces challenges never dreamed of 40 years ago when the Homestead Valley Community Council (HVCC) began operation. Who would have imagined you would not be able to get a building permit if you relied on hauled water? Who could have pictured acres and acres

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LIBRARIES OFFERING PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

The Yucca Valley library holds an adult book club at 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays where readers can discuss a great new book they’ve read, or get suggestions for new books. And both the Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms libraries offer computer classes. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details…

The Yucca Valley

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GOSPEL FEST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Saturday is Gospel Fest at the Palms Baptist Church in Twentynine Palms. Presented by Reach Out Morongo Basin, people of all ages are invited to come and listen to gospel music performed by some the community’s best. Gospel Fest begins at 4 p.m. The Palms Baptist Church is on Adobe

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YUCCA VALLEY UNITED METHODIST CRAFT FAIR TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley United Methodist Church women will hold a craft fair Saturday, September 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Besides crafters, there will be a bake sale and food vendors. Proceeds will benefit charities for women and children. The church is located at 57273 Onaga Trail in Yucca

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FOOD FOR LIFE SERVING IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

On Saturday, September 16, Kelly Schumacher will be preparing cheeseburger style mac’ n cheese, salad, and fruit for the diners at Food For Life/Breaking Bread Ministry. The meal will be served from 3 to 5 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene in Twentynine Palms.

OZZY OSBOURNE TRIBUTE AT TORTOISE ROCK TONIGHT

At tonight’s Live at the Rock free concert, “Mr. Crowley” embodies the unmistakable sound and persona of Ozzy Osbourne. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says tonight’s concert at Tortoise Rock Casino will make you “wanna bark at the moon”…

Ozzy Osbourne tribute artist “Mr. Crowley” is featured tonight at the 8 p.m.

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FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FOR TWO UNDEFEATED HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS

In high school sports today, the undefeated Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team will travel away to Temecula to battle the 2-1 Linfield Christian Lions.

And the undefeated Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats will host the Coyotes of Indian Springs High School from San Bernardino. The Coyotes are 1-2

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED AFTER TWO STUDENTS CONSUME POT BROWNIES

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Wednesday, after two middle school students were found to be under the influence of pot brownies. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to La Contenta Middle School about 9:21 a.m. by the principal after school staff noticed that two students were exhibiting

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT TO LOOK INTO BUYING WATER FROM OLD WOMAN SPRINGS RANCH

The Hi-Desert Water District, which currently buys its water from Mojave Water Agency, is always looking for new sources of water. Managing editor Tami Roleff says last night, the board agreed to look into buying some water from a new source… The Hi-Desert Water District said it was approached by

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REGISTER BY TODAY FOR A YUCCA VALLEY SEWER TOUR

The Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board will hold its quarterly meeting at the Hi-Desert Water District’s office in Yucca Valley Thursday, September 21. The board will receive an update on the status of the sewer project. The water district will also provide a free tour of its

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